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Library Guidelines

We work really hard at Riverbend to ensure that students have access to current, informative, and interesting resources and materials. Our goal is to provide an inviting environment and encourage a love of reading that will last a lifetime.


The Riverbend Media Center is open during school hours.  Students may access resources and materials at any time during the school day that is convenient for teachers.  Students attend Media classes on a weekly basis either in a fixed time or flexibly schedule time.


Number of books:

K  –   up to 2 books

1   –   up to 3 books

2-3   –   up to 4 books

4-5-  up to 5 books if needed for research



We do not charge students fines for overdue books.  However, we suggest that students return books within 2 weeks of check-out so that others may enjoy them.  Overdue notices will be sent home monthly with students to remind them of books they have had longer than 2 weeks.

Lost/Damaged Books

Lost books generally turn up.  If a book can’t be found after a period of time, we ask that you pay for it and will issue a receipt for the amount paid.  If the book is found, you will be reimbursed.  If a book is damaged so that it can no longer be circulated, the student is also responsible for paying for the book.

**Please remember to keep water bottles on the outside of backpacks.  Condensation damages books!!